With the introduction of new technology at a rapid speed, practical training and education to the farmers engaged in agriculture and allied occupations had become necessity of the day. Agricultural Information Wing plays a major role in transmitting the latest farm technology to the farmers through farmers training camps and literature. Various activities under taken are as under:-

a)      Farmer’s Training
           

To impart training to the farmers, there are 12 farmers Training centers in the state including PAU,Ludhiana & Khalsa College ,Amritsar. About three lac farmers are imparted training every year during Rabi and Kharif seasons and also by holding specialized training course in agriculture & other allied subjects. 5413 training camps/programmes were organized to disseminate latest farm technology amongst farmersduring 2015-16 under various schemes like National Food security Mission, NMAET, CDP, NMOOP, SMAM, NeGP etc. Nearly 2.5 lakh farmers participated in these camps.The detail of camps is given as under:

Name of Training Camps
Achievements
District level training camps during Rabi and Kharif
23
Block level training camps
307
Vilalge level training camps
5083
TOTAL
5413